May 17, 2002
North of Tampa: May 17, 2002
Making the grade
||'Little things' added up for Chamberlain
[Times photo: Jamie Francis]
Led by a coach who stressed the finer points of baseball, the team heads to Legends Field tonight after a remarkably uneven season.
Some set their sights early on becoming valedictorian. For others it came with ease. What are their recipes for success?
Picking up after the ride is over
LUTZ -- Remember the Internet bubble?
Out & About
Journey to space at MOSI
A glamour puss
A pageant to benefit the "Style Kitten" will feature an array of entertainers.
Community arts group breaks with city
The Cultural Arts Foundation says it is willing to forgo $6,000 monthly to end clashes with the mayor.
Retirement leaves drag strip theatrics in the dust
Louis Force made a name for himself racing the world's fastest semitrailer truck. He also broke a lot of bones clowning on the race track.
For development's success, just add water
An enclave of palatial homes takes advantage of one of the last remaining bayfront tracts in Hillsborough.
Tax board to try again for increase
This time, a detailed spending plan will be devised and accompanied by aggressive public relations.
Homes planned for Bern's farm land
Land formerly used to grow produce for the South Tampa steak house may be a site for upscale homes.
One good listener
Thunder, crickets and a sonic boom help make up a recording artist's oeuvre.
Few saw Chiefs' success coming
Chamberlain and Bloomingdale had lackluster starts. But they will step onto Legends Field tonight in the run for a state championship.
Warranty protects homeowners against problems
State law requires a one-year guarantee on newly built homes, but builders may offer more based upon other factors.
Key's crib is on the market
CATCH THIS: Buccaneers wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson is looking to unload his Harbour Island town home. The four-bedroom, four-bathroom, 4,441-square-foot home boasts a Classic California Contemporary style.
Crime rates factor in home buyer selection
Potential buyers use Web sites in search for statistics. Communities point to success of crime watch programs.
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